Authorities search for escaped prisoner in Cumberland County

- Authorities are searching for a prisoner who escaped  in Cumberland County.

It happened around 3 p.m. Friday.

David D. Riley, 34, of Bridgeton City, N.J. escaped from the custody of Cumberland County Department of Corrections officers, according to authorities.  

He fled on foot without handcuffs in the area of Cornwell Drive and Old Deerfield Pike in Upper Deerfield Township, Cumberland County.

Riley is a white male, 5'9", 190 pounds, with short brown hair, a short beard and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and boxer shorts.

State police teams helicopter are in the area searching the woods by Laurel Heights Drive. 

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the New Jersey State Police Bridgeton Station at 856-451-0101.



Earlier today, David D. Riley, 34, of Bridgeton City, N.J. escaped from the custody of Cumberland Co. Department of Corrections Officers.

DO NOT ATTEMPT TO INTERACT WITH THIS INDIVIDUAL. HE IS CONSIDERED ARMED AND DANGEROUS.https://t.co/Sfiv3RLiSU pic.twitter.com/RjfhgIueTZ

This is a developing story, please stay with FOX 29 for updates. 

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